My research interests concern the provision of services to older people and people from minority ethnic groups. I have particular expertise in qualitative methods and working with socially excluded populations and also carries out interdisciplinary research on funding long term care for older people.
Research ageing and services for older people aspects of housing, health and social welfare for minority ethnic groups Research Groups Dementia and Social Gerontology Social Surveys and Social Statistics
Supervised theses (2)
- Thesis Robertson J (2010) Making sense and finding meaning: comparing narratives of older people with dementia and carers about the quality of an ordinary life, Doctor of Philosophy, University of Stirling.
- Thesis Kelly F (2007) Well-being and expression of self in dementia: interactions in long-term wards and creative sessions, Doctor of Philosophy, University of Stirling.
Projects (Showing 5 of 32)View all »
- Drugs Research Network Scotland (Host)
PI: Dr Tessa Parkes
Funded by: Scottish Funding Council
- Understanding the outcomes of people with cognitive impairment and/or dementia admitted to the general hospital.
PI: Professor Emma Reynish
Funded by: National Institute for Health Research (NIHR)
- Personalised physical activity for people with dementia in care homes
PI: Professor Alison Bowes
Funded by: The Healthcare Management Trust
- Sight loss, dementia and meaningful activity: A scoping study’
PI: Dr Alison Dawson
Funded by: Thomas Pocklington Trust
- The Role of Volunteers in Dementia Care
PI: Dr Vikki McCall
Funded by: Abbeyfield Society